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The lower segments of the income pyramid are a diverse and viable market. Opportunities for graduates skilled in building and running Base of Pyramid businesses are equally diverse: ranging from locally-owned social enterprises and SMEs, non-profits and development organizations, to impact investment firms and multinationals seeking to expand their footprint to low-income markets. Business Schools for Impact internships reflect this diversity and are available in developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.


Professional opportunities

  • BaSE

    Bangladesh - Producer Group Coordinator Internship

    Bangladesh Shilpo Ekota (BaSE) is non-profit fair trade organization in Bangladesh that co-ordinates and promotes the handicraft products of various women producer groups outside the mainstream, and mostly work in the South-West of the country. 

    United in BaSE, these groups produce various types of handmade items such as palm leaf basketry, jute macrame, nakshi embroidery, women clothing and accessories. There are over 10,000 producers (99% of whom are female) organized in 18 producer groups that produce over 3,000 products.


    Internship:

    The intern will provide assistance and training in the areas of marketing, market research, product innovation, negotiation, technology and the effective use of IT tools.

  • Urban 3D

    Brazil (Work from home) - Communications Internship

    Urban 3D is a socially-oriented technology start-up in the construction sector. Its aim is to provide innovative low-cost solutions to the housing needs in Brazil and the rest of the region. Houses will be constructed using 3D printing technology, resulting in a 40% cost reduction, compared with conventional construction methods. 

    The CEO and Founder, Anielle Guedes, was recognized in MIT Technology Review as a top 10 innovator Under 35 in Brazil.  

     

    Intern Responsibilities:

    • Develop communications plan and strategies
    • Identify ways to generate publicity
    • Create communications materials
    • Conduct outreach on behalf of company

  • Urban 3D

    Brazil (Work from home) - Fundraising Relations Internship

    Urban 3D is a socially-oriented technology start-up in the construction sector. Its aim is to provide innovative low-cost  solutions to the housing needs in Brazil and the rest of the region. Houses will be constructed using 3D printing technology, resulting in a 40% cost reduction, compared with conventional construction methods. 

    The CEO and Founder, Anielle Guedes, was recognized in MIT Technology Review as a top 10 innovator Under 35 in Brazil.


    Intern Responsibilities:

    • Conduct research and building a database of possible partners, clients, and investors.
    • Liaise with clients, constructions companies, crane companies, potential partners and investors.
    • Attend social entrepreneurship events and communicate with potential partners.
    • Assist with fundraising strategy.
    • Produce content for reporting.

  • Universidade da Criança

    Brazil - Estágio em Gestão e Finanças Internship

    A Universidade da Criança é uma escola de educação infantil e fundamental, atendendo crianças de 1 a 12 anos. A escola faz uso de novas tecnologias e mídias como suporte pedagógico. Durante o horário noturno, a escola funciona como universidade de educação a distância.

    As atividades do estagiário incluem:

    Elaborar o planejamento financeiro e melhoramento de processos, implementar o controle de gestão de qualidade.

    Principais atividades a serem desenvolvidas: 

    Elaborar o planejamento financeiro.

    Participar ativamente das reuniões de planejamento estratégico.

    Observação e análise dos processos para que sejam traçadas novas estratégias.

    Implantação de modelos mais eficazes e um projeto de intervenção.

    Com quem o estagiário irá trabalhar? Com a parte gestora com trânsito em todos os departamentos.


    La Universidade da Criança es una escuela de educación infantil, primaria y secundaria, para niños entre 1 y 12 años. La escuela utiliza nuevas tecnologías y midias como soporte pedagógico. Durante la noche, la escuela funciona como universidad de educación a distancia.

    Las actividades del pasante incluyen:

    Elaborar el planeamiento financiero y mejorar los procesos, implementar el sistema de control de gestión de la calidad.

    Principales actividades:

    Elaborar el planeamiento financiero.

    Participar activamente de las reuninones de planeamiento estratégico.

    Observar y analizar los procesos y proponer nuevar estrategias.

    Implantar modelos de gestión más eficaces y un proyecto de intervención.

    El pasante va a trabajar con el equipo gestor de la empresa, pasando por todos los departamentos.

  • VIOGAZ

    Costa Rica - Consultor/a en Modelos de Negocios Verdes Internship

    El o la Fellow Consultor de Modelos de Negocio apoya complementando dinámicamente el diagnóstico tipo canvas del
    modelo actual, identifica obstáculos para escalar el modelo actual, desarrolla
    herramientas o procesos para sobrepasar estos obstáculos, e identifica nuevos
    modelos de negocios dentro y fuera de los segmentos y geografías actualmente
    abordadas por Viogaz.



    Su perímetro de trabajo será adaptado a su perfil, en base a una
    evaluación profunda de su
    experiencia y competencias
    durante el proceso de reclutamiento. Sus responsabilidades específicas pueden
    incluir:



    • Complementar el diagnóstico dinámico del
      modelo de negocios actual
    • Identificar retos para el escalamiento
      del modelo de negocios actual
    • Desarrollar herramientas, procesos,
      etcétera para escalar el modelo de negocios actual
    • Investigar y diseñar propuestas de valor
      innovadoras y modelos de negocios alternativos: estudios de mercado, análisis de riesgos
      y de costos y beneficios generales y financieros. 
    • Investigar segmentos y sub-segmentos de
      clientes dentro y fuera del ámbito actual de Viogaz
    • Analizar la interacción con las
      propuestas de valor actuales y con las que podrían fácilmente desarrollarse en
      el marco del modelo de negocios actual y aquellos en investigación
    • Monitorear y evaluar el impacto de las
      intervenciones de escalamiento del modelo de negocios actual

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